|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Rosidae||Roses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more|
|Order||Myrtales||Includes myrtles, leadwoods, loosestrifes, pomegranates, evening primroses, many others|
|Family||Onagraceae||Willowherb/evening primrose family|
|Genus||Ludwigia||Named for Christian Gottlieb Ludwig (1709-1773), German botanist, plant collector and a professor of medicine in Leipzig|
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Ludwigia sedioides description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Nov 2013.
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8/31/2013 · Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, VA
≈ 10 × 7" (25 × 16 cm)